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 Congrega’tionalists.Congreves. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Con’greve Rockets.
 
(1808.) So called from Sir William Congreve, eldest son of Lieut.-Colonel Sir William Congreve (1772–1828).   1
 


 Congrega’tionalists.Congreves. 

 
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